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Old 02-06-2013, 03:06 PM   #1
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Default Independence Day challenge

With Valentine's Day drawing near and concluding many ongoing challenges and spring just about 1 1/2 months away I thought adding a more distant challenge (but not *too* distant) might be helpful. I'd love to have you join me!

Set the goal(s) that suit(s) you best.

My goals are to continue to exercise a minimum of 4x per week and to continue the slow and steady weight loss I've been doing since January.

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Old 02-06-2013, 03:09 PM   #2
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Arrgh could a mod please change the subject to the correct spelling of independence? Ha ha although maybe people could be intending to go to a DANCE.
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:54 PM   #3
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Goal is to exercise 5 days a week for at least 30 minutes and to be almost in Onederland by July 4th!

SW: 245
GW by July 4th: 238



APRIL
4/5~ 242.8
4/12~ 250
4/19~ 245.2 FINALLYYY!
4/26~ 245

Month's loss: 0 lb

MAY
5/3~ 247
5/10~ No weigh in
5/17~ 250
5/24~ 247.2
5/31~ 244.2

Month's loss: -0.8lb


JUNE

6/7~
6/14~
6/21~
6/28~

Month's loss:

JULY!
7/4~

Total loss:
Goal: 238
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Old 02-08-2013, 09:40 AM   #4
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I would like to join up... My goal it to be in onederland by then...current weight is 233.4 so I guess I want to lose a minimum of 34 lbs!
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1st goal 5% = 244.0 DONE, 2nd goal 30 lbs lost = 226.8 DONE
3rd goal " moderately obese" BMI =223,
4th goal 15% = 218.2,
5th goal 20% = 205.5,
6th goal "overweight " BMI = 191,
7th goal "normal" BMI =159
final goal 155
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Old 02-08-2013, 12:54 PM   #5
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My goal is to be at goal weight by 7/4, which will mean losing a lb a week.

I am also:

1) Counting calories and averaging 1350/day(cycling)
2) Getting some type of exercise 6 days/week
3) Running 2-3 X/week, training for a half-marathon in May
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Old 02-08-2013, 04:53 PM   #6
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Welcome ladies! Glad to have you all joining me. It's hard but since this is a lifetime goal it's so worth the time and effort! We can do this!
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Old 02-09-2013, 09:12 PM   #7
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I love the idea of a mid year challenge goal! I failed miserably at the other challenges I signed up for- lets see how this one goes! Independence day is right before my birthday, so it works out well!

I currently weigh about 284, and I'd like to weigh below 250. So that's 34lbs loss by July 4! I think I can do it!
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Old 02-11-2013, 12:05 AM   #8
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Welcome FerrisW. Glad this is a helpful goal for you.. slow and steady we can do this!
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Old 02-11-2013, 01:10 AM   #9
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Hey guys, I'd love to join this. I'm hoping to hit my current goal right around that time and then I can see if I can go lower! I've got 22 pounds to go so a pound a week.
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Onederland (90.8)- Dec. 15 No longer Obese (86.5)- Feb. 14 15% lost (81.6)- Mar. 28 Original Goal (77) - July 13

Tracking Every 2.5% loss:
93.6 (11/22/12) 91.3 (12/10/12) 89.0 (12/30/12) 86.8 (2/12/13) 84.6 (03/07/13) 82.5 (03/20/13) 80.4 (04/24/13) 78.4 (05/16/2013) 76.4 (07/18/2013) 74.5 (12/29/2013) 72.6
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Old 02-11-2013, 09:14 AM   #10
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I want to continue drinking more water, and eating healthier.

SW 251.6 today
CW 251.6
GW 231.6 for this challenge
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Old 02-11-2013, 05:00 PM   #11
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That's 43 lbs. I can do this! I will succeed by logging all my meals into my fitness pal, drinking more water and exercising at least 30 minutes 6 days a week.
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Old 02-11-2013, 05:16 PM   #12
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Hi all! I'd love to join in on this challenge!

SW- 175
GW- 150 or below.

I will also try to keep track of my food intake on my WW app and watch my alcohol intake too from time to time. Let's dooo it!
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Old 02-12-2013, 05:21 AM   #13
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Hi,

I am kind of new here xD, and I would like to join you guys on this challenge.
I am planning a trip for the summer, and I REALLY need to look at least decent.

Anyway, my goals:
1. I want to loose arround 43ish lbs.
2. I need to start working out, I never have time though, so I'll say walk for at least 20 mins a day and actually workout at least 2 days a week.
3. NOT GIVE UP! I am sick of quiting my diets because I get sad or depressed.
4. Drink 2L of water (min) everyday
5. Keep up the calorie counting!
So, I think that's it? If any of you have any suggestions please feel free to say something, I am kind of improvising here, and if you think my weight loss expectation is too high compared to what I'm willing to work out, please say so! Because I wouldn't know!!!
Also, when does the challenge officially starts? Like when you subscribe, or is there an especific day?

Thankyou

Oh! Right the weights...

SW: 214 (today?)
GW (for this challenge): 171
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Old 02-13-2013, 03:28 PM   #14
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I'm in! I'm part of the Valentine's Day challenge that's ending...tomorrow, so I'm glad I have a new one to start! I just got back from vacation, and apparently I ate way more than I thought I did, so I'm going to estimate my starting weight at 166.0

I would like to be around my high school weight (145 my senior year), so that's 21 pounds by July 4th. Since I weigh in for another challenge on Wednesdays, that will be when I weigh in for this too.

February
2/13- 166.0
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Old 02-13-2013, 05:35 PM   #15
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I'd love to join this as well. My son's first birthday is around then and it's so important to me that I be healthier by the time he's running circles around me.
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